REDUCE CRIME & IMPROVE PUBLIC SAFETY
The fifth issue is reducing crime and improving public safety.
Under Ron Nirenberg, San Antonio has the highest crime rate of the 15 largest cities in the country. Ron says everything is fine, but watch the news, listen to the radio—from murder and rape, to credit card skimmers and DUI, we have a serious public safety crisis that cannot be addressed until it is acknowledged. Crime feels different in every neighborhood in San Antonio and we must recognize the communities that struggle the most with public safety and invest in their future.
Through my work with police officers I understand the challenges they face. Ron likes to attack them, but they are our frontline. We have an obligation to make certain they have every tool they need to keep our neighborhoods safe. As Mayor, I will be proud to be their partner and their champion. We will never be a world-class city when our citizens are forced to live behind bars on their homes and are afraid to let their kids play in the front yard. I’ll address crimes, both large and small, and I will do so year-round, not just at election time!
In his first 90 days as Mayor of San Antonio, Greg Brockhouse pledges to bring the following votes to City Council: